Glen Campbell (US country singer, guitarist & actor)

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Legal name: Glen Travis Campbell


Glen Travis Campbell (born April 22, 1936) is an American rock and country music singer, guitarist, songwriter, television host, and occasional actor. He is best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970s, and for hosting a music and comedy variety show called The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS television from January 1969 through June 1972.

During his 50 years in show business, Campbell has released more than 70 albums. He has sold 45 million records and accumulated 12 RIAA Gold albums, four Platinum albums and one Double-platinum album. He has placed a total of 80 different songs on either the Billboard Country Chart, Billboard Hot 100, or the Adult Contemporary Chart, of which 29 made the top 10 and of which nine reached number one on at least one of those charts. Campbell's hits include his recordings of John Hartford's "Gentle on My Mind"; Jimmy Webb's "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman", and "Galveston"; Larry Weiss's "Rhinestone Cowboy"; and Allen Toussaint's "Southern Nights".

Campbell made history in 1967 by winning four Grammys total, in the country and pop categories. For "Gentle on My Mind", he received two awards in country and western, "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" did the same in pop. Three of his early hits later won Grammy Hall of Fame Awards (2000, 2004, 2008), while Campbell himself won the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. He owns trophies for Male Vocalist of the Year from both the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Academy of Country Music (ACM), and took the CMA's top award as 1968 Entertainer of the Year. In 1969, actor John Wayne picked Campbell to play alongside him in the film True Grit, which gave Campbell a Golden Globe nomination for Most Promising Newcomer. Campbell sang the title song which was nominated for an Academy Award.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1969 All I Have to Do Is Dream / Walk Right Back Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell 1
1970 It's Only Make Believe Glen Campbell 1
1974 Roll Me Easy Glen Campbell 1
2002 Rhinestone Cowboy (Giddy Up Giddy Up) Rikki & Daz feat. Glen Campbell 1
I Don't Want to Know Your Name / Daisy a Day Glen Campbell 1
I Love My Truck / Melodys Melody Glen Campbell 1

EP + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2014 Glenn Campbell I'll Be Me Soundtrack Glen Campbell 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1968 A New Place In The Sun Glen Campbell 1
1968 Hey Little One Glen Campbell 1
1972 Glen Travis Campbell Glen Campbell 1
2003 Pure Platinum Glen Campbell 1
2015 The Capitol Albums Collection, Vol. 2 Glen Campbell 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 Gentle On My Mind: The Best Of Glen Campbell 1

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